All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Militaria : Pre AD 1000 item #1362060
Offered is a magnificent ancient bronze sword from the province of Lurestan (also written Lorestan), a province situated in the western region of Iran, near the Zagros mountains. This wonderful bronze sword is estimated to age between 2000 to 1000 BC or 2nd millennium BC. It is intact, demonstrates an excellent shape, with an original green and brownish patina...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Militaria : Pre 1800 item #1362059
Offered is a fine antique British/American light dragoon flintlock pistol with the following descriptions: A Good Antique British/American Light Dragoon Pattern Flintlock Pistol c.1770-1780's. Type used during the American Revolution through the War of 1812. 9".67 cal. round steel barrel. Brass furniture. The lock was never marked with any British military or Government markings. Stock is solid with light scratches and dings from years of service. In good working order.
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Militaria : Pre 1800 item #1362058
Offered is a wonderful pair of antique early 18th century flintlock holster pistols converted to percussion with the following descriptions: An antique (pair) of early 18th century (most likely Dutch) flintlock holster pistols, circa. 1720-1740 converted to percussion in the 1840's. 9. 5/8".56 cal. steel octagon to round barrels. Ornate engraved brass furniture includes a fine Dragon side plate and grotesque face mask butt caps...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Militaria : Pre 1900 item #1362057
Offered is a wonderful British military light dragoon flintlock pistol with the following descriptions: A good antique British military Light Dragoon pattern flintlock service pistol, circa. 1800-1810. 9".64 cal. barrel with two PROOFS at breech. Regulation brass furniture. Lock marked with a 'CROWN' over 'GR' (King George III), 'TOWER' (Tower of London)...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Militaria : Pre 1800 item #1362056
Offered is a wonderful Albanian silver stocked Miquelet Flint pistol with original leather holster and the following descriptions: A Good Ottoman Empire (Albania) Silver Stocked 'Miquelet' Flint Pistol, circa. 1780- 1800 with original leather holster. 13.25".58 cal. octagon-to-round steel barrel with some decorative engraving on the top of breech...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Militaria : Pre 1800 item #1362054
Offered is a wonderful French Military model 1777 Flintlock pistol, St. Etienne, of the revolutionary war period with the following descriptions: An Antique French Military Model 1777 flintlock pistol, c.1779-1783. Made at the St. Etienne arsenal. Barrel is just shy of 7.5" and .69-70 cal. 13.75" overall length. All steel parts have light to moderate salt and pepper pitting. Original flint...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Militaria : Pre 1900 item #1362053
Offered is a wonderful French Empire period officer’s or gentleman’s pistol with the following descriptions: A Fine French Empire Period Officer's or Gentleman's Flintlock Pistol, circa. 1790-1810. 8".72 cal. swamped octagon barrel stamped on the left side of breech w/'ELG' over a 'STAR' all within an oval (Liege, Belgium PROOF); w/engraved patent breech. Lock unsigned but has nice decorative engraving; roller frizzen spring. All steel furniture w/decorative engraving...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Militaria : Pre 1900 item #1362052
Offered is a wonderful British Military Model 1856 Percussion Pistol, Tower 1861 with the following descriptions: A Good British Military Model 1856 Percussion Pistol, 'TOWER, 1861' 10" .56 cal. round barrel. Lock marked; a 'CROWN' over 'VR' (Queen Victoria), '1861' and 'TOWER'. Brass regulation furniture, butt w/built-in lanyard ring, captive ram rod. Stock is solid w/scratches and dings from years of service. 16.5" overall. In good working order.
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Militaria : Pre 1900 item #1362050
Offered is a wonderful British Military Model 1856 Percussion Pistol, Tower 1861 with the following descriptions: A Good British Military Model 1856 Percussion Pistol, 'TOWER, 1861' 10" .56 cal. round barrel. Lock marked; a 'CROWN' over 'VR' (Queen Victoria), '1861' and 'TOWER'. Brass regulation furniture, butt w/built-in lanyard ring, captive ram rod. Stock is solid w/scratches and dings from years of service. 16.5" overall. In good working order.
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Militaria : Pre 1800 item #1362049
Offered is a wonderful pair of Dutch Flintlock Holster pistols by Dulachs with the following descriptions: An Interesting (PAIR) of Antique Dutch Flintlock Holster Pistols by, DULACHS (Manresa ?), circa. 1690-1710. 11.5" .60 cal. octagon-to-round iron barrels w/barrel maker's marks struck on the top flat on top of breech. Locks w/decorative engraving depicting a panoply-of-arms and maker signed on the tail of lock plates. Engraved brass furniture...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Militaria : Pre 1800 item #1362048
Offered is a wonderful pair of Italian silver mounted Flintlock Holster pistols by G. Bianchi with the following descriptions: A Good (PAIR) of Large Antique Italian Silver Mounted Flintlock Holster Pistols, circa. 1720-1740 made by G...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #1359844 (stock #WN039)
Out of print reference publication about Chinese scholar's wooden articles, examples are drawn from different Hong Kong collections. Published by Altfield Gallery, Hong Kong, 1984. Hard back with 176 pages containing 120 color illustrations on coated paper. Pictorial dust-jacket. Condition: fine. Dimension: 27.5 cm x 20.9 cm.
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Wine & Related : Pre 1940 item #1351520 (stock #601vd)
Of marbled bakelite in shades of brown, with red and amber highlights, this champagne bucket measures 8" high, is 7 1/2" in diameter, and 8 3/4" wide including handles. The bakelite is formed in a step design, and the name Pommery & Greno, Riems, is incised into the material and painted. At the base the name of Munson G. Shaw Co. Inc., New-York N.Y. is also incised and painted, and was likely the importer at the time. The rim and handles are of silver metal, and the handles are curved hexagon...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1980 item #1345856 (stock #SK995)
"Celebration of the 2500th Anniversary of the Founding of the Persian Empire by Cyrus the Great" that took place on October 1971, under Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah of Iran. Consisting of a hardcover photo album starting with large original photographs of the Shah of Persia, his wife Farah Diba and the crown prince. Together with the festive programme in French, flight tickets, letters and so on. Condition: some traces of usage. Dimension: album: 28.4 cm x 34.8 cm.
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Decorations : Geological item #1345427 (stock #750)


Naturally sculpted and smoothened stone with spontaneous “hole” called ‘Kazaana’ (lit. ‘Windhole’) as a type of art of Japanese ‘Suiseki’, from the river in Ashoro district in Hokkaido prefecture as ‘Ashorogawa-seki’ (Ashorogawa stone / *Ashorogawa = ‘River going along down’ in the Ainu language as its origin). Mystic black abstraction created by only nature with completely no processing by human hands. Attached with a wooden stand carved for such natural...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Specialty : Pre 1900 item #1333236 (stock #7272)
A Victorian hand engraved silver plated snuff box with a beach scene. This 19th century tobacco collectible features a fine engraving on the hinged lid depicting a shore bird, a beach with sand and grasses, a sunset and the water. It measures 2-1/8" across, it is unsigned except for a 2 on the inside of the lid and on the bottom and it is in very good condition with no bends, corrosion, losses, damage or repairs other than some minor expected dents on the bottom. All items are thoroughly and ...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1940 item #1265850 (stock #BA909)
These racially derogatory, circa early 1930's, BLACK FACE, cardboard advertising boxes are labeled "Nigger Head Tees". Once containing eight golf tees, the tees unfortunately, have long ago been used and lost. The boxes are extraordinarily rare, and this offering is the first I have ever had in my many years of specializing in Black Americana.

Measuring 2 inches high x 3/4 inches deep x 1.5 inches wide, these cardboard boxes remain in extraordinary condition given their age and potentially...

All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Memorabilia : Pre 1950 item #1253947 (stock #BA903)
Measuring approximately 7 inches long by 1.75 inches high, these untouched, unused, all-original, porcelain-enameled, 1940-50s, metal signs are extraordinarily RARE pieces of Black American history-- artifacts of the "Jim Crow" era when segregation of the African American race was unfortunately, most commonplace.

These signs were found in March of 1971, inside the abandoned and decaying basement of the former Philadelphia Enameling Works factory at the corner of 13th and Vine Streets in Ph...